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Solar Cooker Project for Women from Darfur

From the project description:

The Solar Cooker Project uses the most basic technology to give refugees a way to independently cook food without having to gather firewood, a dangerous task of everyday life. The Iridimi Refugee Camp in Chad is equipped with 14,000 solar cookers. …View Project

w00t!! Solar Cookers even have their own Wikia: http://bit.ly/oAJhnx

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Rachel A. in response to Susanna S.

Please go to www.solarcookerproject.org for more info on how to help keep Darfuri women and girls safe inside the refugee camps where they are living. THANKS! Rachel Andres\ Director, Solar Cooker Project Jewish World Watch

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I love the simplicity and advantage of the solar cookers. Not only can you cook food just fine with these you can also clean or boil water and takes only 1 minute an extra minute is needed for every mile above sea level. Solar cookers can get up to 250oF or so, well above the 212oF needed to boil the water. Not only would this be useful in Africa, but would be a great fix for Gaza since Israel has been destroying their infrastructure and blockading their aid to resolve this problem. Over 95% of these people have no clean drinking water. Glad to see the support of this simple technology to solve real world problems.

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Susanna S. in response to daniel y.

@Icarusfactor --> The Jewish World Watch Solar Cooker project helps protect refugee women and girls living in Africa. Gaza is not in Africa. It is in Asia.

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Susanna S. in response to Susanna S.

Thanks, Rachel.

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Awesome Project! Keep up the good work!

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Susanna S. in response to Ben T.

Thanks for your support, Ben! Now that we're **featured** either Ron or one of his International Space Station colleagues will try (logistical permitting) to photograph the Farchana refugee camp in Chad where the Solar Cooker Project just launched in its 4th camp!! Please continue voting for us so we can be considered for a medal.

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i just noticed that it says "Voting for this project has ended" but you can still vote for the MEDALS! Everyone vote! I support the incredible Solar Cooker Project because it not only protects women and girls but also the environment.

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Thanks for all your support! Go to our website for more information www.solarcookerproject.org Rachel

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It says "Voting for this project has ended but you can still vote for the medals!

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